It's a little scary to watch a friend's movie: if you don't like it, can you really say you don't? In this case, I needn't have worried. 'Cause I did like it.
I jotted down a few things about why:
--The opening is disorienting--the restless, shaky camera, resting only briefly on contextual clues--and I like how that movement and the agitation of it contrasts to the relative stillness and depressive inertia of what follows.
--The loneliness at the center of…